Asrock Z97 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsrock Z97 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime16.4 Days
Run DateMar 13 '17 at 00:12
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$339
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 433
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 646
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
Gigabyte(1458 366F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 227
Reflection 192
Parallax 211
68% 210 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 203
Splatting 136
71% 164 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$117
111GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 123%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 130
Write 116
Mixed 101
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.28
102% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 83%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 92.4
Write 90.7
Mixed 42.7
56% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 0.22
53% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$97
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 93.9
Write 88.3
Mixed 95.6
70% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.29
111% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL7-4GBXH 0420 F3-12800CL8-4GBXM 0420 F3-12800CL7-4GBXH 0420 F3-12800CL8-4GBXM 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
58.3% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.6
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme4 - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $893
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